With ingenuity, this civil engineering doctoral candidate earned a patent for research that he completed as an outstanding undergraduate student. If you ask Austin Downey whether undergraduate research affected his goals, you will probably hear this: “It made my career.” “I loved it,” Downey, who is a doctoral candidate studying civil engineering at Iowa State … Continue reading Creative thinking in research: undergraduate opportunities shape career of civil engineering graduate student
Nintendo’s latest device, Switch, has excited gaming fanatics all over the world. Yet what most people don’t realize is the Switch can be replicated in their own homes. Tim Lindquist, a senior in electrical engineering at Iowa State University, has a long history of creating hardware and software projects in his spare time. Last spring, … Continue reading ECpE senior recreates Nintendo’s Switch
Mengyu Wang, a third-year student with majors in Aerospace Engineering, Economics, and Mathematics has been named a 2017 Goldwater Scholar. Established by Congress in 1986, the Goldwater Scholarship recognizes students of outstanding potential who intend to pursue careers in mathematics, the sciences, or engineering research. The scholarship is considered the nation’s most prestigious award for undergraduates in … Continue reading Mengyu Wang named Goldwater Scholar
Zie Chieh Chua, sophomore in mechanical engineering, was a Malaysia national badminton player before he came to Iowa State. Chua still continues attending badminton competitions in the United States while studying in Iowa State. Read his story in the Iowa State Daily.
Combining his interests in the medical and engineering fields, Grant Riesberg, sophomore in electrical engineering, is gaining valuable industry insights as an undergraduate research assistant. Riesberg is working with Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Timothy Bigelow to advance the technology and application of ultrasound therapy. Bigelow’s method of treating cancer through ultrasound therapy … Continue reading Advancing ultrasound technology